Crisis Preparedness

Find the latest news, FAQs, agency responses, media resources, and information on hurricane preparedness, industry responses to the coronavirus pandemic, PPP lending and much more here.

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COVID-19 Response

ICBA has been working around the clock to ensure critical measures and resources are available to help community banks support the coronavirus response.

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Hurricane Preparedness

We've consolidated information from local areas affected by the hurricane season, as well as national resources to help community banks stay prepared this season.

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Consumer & Business Response

View our collection of tips and tricks to help consumers and local businesses prepare for local disasters, get the latest news regarding community bank crisis response and more.

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Operational Risk

Operational Risk includes risks such as cyber, data and physical security, natural disasters, pandemics or other internal and external forces that should be addressed in a community bank's disaster recovery, business continuity, incident response, or pandemic plans.

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Natural Disaster News and Resources

Supreme Court blocks employer vaccine mandate

Jan 14, 2022
The Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for private companies with 100 or more employees.

Vaccine mandate effective today unless high court steps in

Jan 10, 2022
The Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for employers with 100 or more employees is scheduled to take effect today unless the U.S. Supreme Court halts enforcement.

ICBA Statement on Community Bank Leverage Ratio Guidance

Dec 22, 2021
Independent Community Bankers of America President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issued the following statement on new interagency guidance that indicates temporary relief from the 9% Community Bank Leverage Ratio will expire on Dec. 31.